Posts Tagged: ACLU

Filming The Police

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Phones and other devices have given people the ability to record and expose police misconduct. Sometimes, these recordings provide evidence for bringing charges against brutality, such as in the case of Oscar Grant. However, as this article explores, existing wiretapping and eavesdropping laws are being used to make it illegal to record on-duty officers.

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Notable New York, This Week 10/12-10/18

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MONDAY, October 12, 2009 – SUNDAY, October 18, 2009

This week in New York, The New Yorker Festival hits town. And yes, while the “Humor Revue,” “About Towns,” and “Kaffeeklatches” seem to have been sold out before they were on sale, there’re still some good readings and “Screen Gems”  available, and a slim, if precariously so, window for getting tickets to sold-out events (see below) – and see a full schedule here; A Festival of Frightening Movies begins at Lincoln Center, and Spike Jonze week continues a the MOMA, in celebration of the Friday release of Where the Wild Things Are.

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